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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: israel stepped up its military offensive in gaza today and hamas rockets targeted tel aviv in day two of a growing middle east conflict. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the "newshour" tonight, we get the latest on the war which has claimed civilian deaths on both sides. >> brown: then, b.p. admits to felony charges and agrees to pay the largest single criminal fine in u.s. history. we examine the legal resolution of the gulf coast spill, two years later. >> suarez: science correspondent miles o'brien asks an age old question. why do we sleep? the answer comes from an unlikely underwater source. >> no, you don't need more sleep? you're getting plenty of sleep right? are you getting plenty of sleep? yes. >> brown: china's new leader will head both the communist party and the military. we assess the change at the top in beijing. >> suarez: and we close with the story of volunteers stepping up to help victims of hurricane sandy in the borough of queens in new york. >> there's people w
chair kwame brown has been sentenced to two years probation for lying on loan documents. that's only part of the punishment. >> reporter: jim, kwame brown faced only a misdemeanor here at superior court. but in federal court he was sentenced for a felony that cost him his job. brown was back at federal court tuesday to be formally sentenced. but not before he tearfully told judge richard leon, he had done wrong because of my own poor conduct. i am not a victim. it was stupid. i was wrong. brown's mother and wife left the court without comment. brown was detained to serve one day in custody. his sentence also includes two years supervised release. a form of probation. six months in home detention with electronic monitoring. a 10:00 p.m. curfew and 480 hours of community service. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects that he will abide by the sentence. that means all of his material. if it means a curfew at 10:00, it mean be there at 10:00 so when they turn that electronic bracel lelet gizmo on, it will off. >> he was cooperating with prosecutors. the u.s.
morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the resignation of cia director david petraeus. lawmakers want to know if national security was compromised by the extramarital affair that forced him to step down and why they weren't told sooner. it was harassing emails allegedly from petraeus' mistress to another woman that triggered an fbi probe. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelly took her concerns to the fbi several months ago eventually exposing the affair. now congress is demanding more details. cbs news has learned this woman 37-year-old jill kelly triggered an fbi investigation leading to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. petraeus resigned friday after word got out he was having an affair with his biographer paula broadwell. his resignation caught many on capitol hill offguard. >> it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: kelly went to the fbi after allegedly receiving emails from broadwell warning her to back off and to stay away from her guy. broadwell made this comment about pe
. a firefighter from kane county was killed by her dog inside her home. the body of dawn brown was discovered by her husband, in big rock on monday. he is also a firefighter. he attempted to give her c-p-r, but brown died of her injuries. an autopsy revealed brown had been killed by a 140-pound mastiff. she received the dog from a relative just one week ago. brown had described the dog to her co-workers as *gentle* -- like an overgrown puppy. colleagues at the yorkville fire house say brown was the finest paramedic they have ever known. chicago police are looking for a man who shot another man during a carjacking on the west side. the victim was taken to stroger hospital last night .... after he was turned away from west suburban hospital in oak park .. because the hospital didn't have adequate staffing. police say the victim was a passenger in a car when he and the driver were ordered out near laramie and race. the carjacker shot the passenger in the chest before driving off. the victim is in critical condition. a man from west rogers park will appear in bond court today... charged with the
call at alexandria police department and you can remain anonymous. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. he is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign violation charges. he resigned in june. brown is facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised reclose. >>> congress wants more details into the extramarital affair of former cia director david petraeus. they want to know why they weren't told sooner and if national security was ever compromised. fox 5's melanie alnwick has more. >> reporter: david petraeus was due to testify this week. now, some members of congress are questioning the timing of the cia director's resignation. the affair between david petraeus and paula broadwell, the woman who wrote his biography, was uncovered during and fbi investigation into harassing e-mails. a family friend contacted the fbi about those anonymous threatening e-mails which the fbi then traced to broadwell. lawmaker believe the investigation went on for several months and they are asking why they weren't inf
.5 million of defaulted loans due to their steep markdowns. for more we're joined by pamela brown, ph.d. student in sociology at the new school, one of the organizers of rolling to believe. explain. who is getting bailed out? >> first of all, thank you for having me on your show. rolling jubilee was an idea floating around for awhile. one of the people in the video we just saw brought the idea to a coalition we formed earlier this summer called "strike debt scrap it rose from the university debt. we started to gather and -- we started talking realize that that was the tie that binds the 99%, the intersection of wall street and our lives. >> say more how rolling jubilee happens. >> it is a very simple idea, yet no one has ever tried it before. debt collectors do this all the time. someone defaults on their dead. in other words, they cannot pay it, and the original creditor gives up on, trying to collect it. a secondary round of people involved in the debt market, which is a $60 billion market place, decides they're going to try to collect on the debt. obviously is not worth the origina
out at massachusetts senator scott brown mocking brown's calls for bipartisanship as a joke, describing brown as one of the most partisan senators ever to serve. >>> we now know which political office may be sought by another member of the bush family, george p. bush. his father, former florida governor jeb bush, confirms in a letter to potential donors that his son is considering a run for texas land commissioner. >>> that birth removement didn't work out so well. now conservative group decided to ramp things up using robo calls to rally for president obama's impeachment barely a week after his re-election. >> our only recourse now is to move forward with the full impeachment of president obama. we suspect that obama is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors and is laying ground for impeachment as laid out in the constitution. >>> finally, nate silver might be going hollywood. "the new york times" 538 blogger who redikted the obama victory says he's been approached with offers from tv producers and talent agents. we knew that was coming. >> and that's your morning dish of "
go into the middle of the week. details coming up. . >>> when is comes to marijuana, governor brown is saying the feds should back off california. >>> plus the gang with an eyebrow raising gang and record. the latest crimes they are being linked to. tonight, on the news at 6:00. Ñ . >>> few criminals get people more on edge than sex offenders. now it appears that some sex offenders still on parole have flouted the terms of their release. of the 1157 offenders at large and not wearing gps, 941 of those are sex offenders. as we find in tonight's special report, some of the offenders are from a neighborhood near you. >> reporter: this page on the department of corrections website may come as a surprise. updated daily, it shows at large paroleies that bailed on the gps monitoring systems. it includes many sex offenders, such as ronny cook and darrell neil, all a me da county. >> if you are a sex offender. you are being looked for. a letter says parole officers are sounding the alarm about 150 sex offenders that are disabling their ankle bracelet and no one is looking for them. >> you t
to testify before congress in a closed hearing on friday. here with more, bill cunningham and michael brown. what is jure overall take on where this goes? >> i am sure, sean hannity, you would agree and michael brown would agree, this is a disastrous start to a second term. you have the cia director in a sex scandal. the commander of forces in afghanistan, sexting with a hot chick in tampa. rome is burning. the middle-east is in flames and obama is hold egg news conference with cupcakes thrown by magnolia bakery. how could this be worse for barack obama? how could it be any worse? michael, you explain to me. >> i imagine the president's pretty happy that he won re-election, 7 days ago. clearly, some of these challenges are still on his to-do list. he has a lot of work to do. but the american people have spoken. so even with all the propaganda that your side of the aisle tried to spit out on president obama, he was able to survive. not just survive. he won -- >> i think it was 51% -- >> i understand you are upset. look, i understand you are upset. but it's time to move on-- >>> all right. --
. >>> former d.c. council chairman kwame brown will find out how much jail time he will get for felony bank fraud. brown is expected in federal court tomorrow for sentencing. he pled guilty over the summer. he's facing up to six months in jail. the prosecution is asking for only six days and three years probation. brown re signed as chairman of the d.c. council earlier this year. >>> hundreds of workers at the walter reed medical center say they haven't been paid since last month. the union represents nearly 300 janitors at the facility. they have filed a complaint against the company that contracts them to work at walter reed. the workers say they are reluctant to strike because of their concern for the patients. they're asking the government to pay them directly, instead of going through the contractor. >>> it has become a veterans day tradition at one fairfax county elementary student to have a service member come to speak to the class. an army colonel made a special appearance from afghanistan. >> reporter: these students at fort hunt elementary are on quite the veterans day field trip,
on administrative leave. aubrey brown will resume the role of acting principal. >>> new at 5 tonight, fairfax county police have released a picture of a suspect in an attack at this library. it happened about a week ago at the thomas jefferson library in falls church. police believe this man followed a 17-year-old girl into the women's bathroom and assaulted her. the girl screamed and he took off. if you know who this is, fairfax county police are asking that you come forward so that they can find this man. >>> and an edgewater, maryland, man is in custody charged with sexually abusing two children and anne arundel county police arrested the man yesterday. investigators say he abused two boys starting back in 2000. the abuse lasted about eight years when the boys became teenagers. sarah was 66 years old. police want to know if he had other victims and they're asking anyone with information to call them. >>> happening right now, the jury is delivering the fate of a former bowie university student accused of killing her roommate over a fight of music. it's been one year since the stack. karen gray hou
to make it in america? >> yes, that was my goal from day one. >> reporter: dan brown invented the bionic wrench. what he thought was a genius solution to that problem we've all had -- stripped bolts. >> pliers and adjustable wrenches can strip the corners. but that won't stop the bionic. >> reporter: his invention grabs onto the bolt from six sides at once. >> the bionic wrench engages all six flat sides of the bolt with symmetrical pressure. >> reporter: this time last year, this factory was buzzing. >> sears had us stocked in all the stores. >> reporter: the holiday ads were on tv. and sears was their biggest seller. >> for only $19.99 at sears. >> reporter: dan said sears was so into his invention, they asked him not to sell at some of their biggest competitors. like home depot or lowe's. >> yes. >> reporter: so you said that's a deal. >> yes. >> reporter: dan says they sold more than 200,000 wrenches with sears last christmas. they kept doing business this year. then suddenly, he says, no deal for this christmas. they've had to lay off 30 workers. did you wonder what was going on? >>
by as much as $400 million. >> dan: governor brown wants to find new ways to stretch the budget dollar. a meeting on the u.c. regents committee focused on budgets for the next school year. he suggested online courses are a way to keep costs down. he says the passage of proposition 30 offers hope, there is a long way to go to balance the higher education budget. >> so with cuts, we got a lot of cuts. with proposition 30 we have some revenue. at the end of the day, three times more cuts and reductions than there is revenue but together, it pits the state in a very solid position a sustainable balanced budget for years to come. >> dan: governor brown asked to table a proposal to increase tuition for professional grant programs and that averted a protest by student groups. >>> thousands about your house. home sales continue to rebound. about 8,000 were sold last month in the nine county bay area, that is up almost 14% compared to september and 21% compared to a year ago. the only sector not recovering are homes that are selling for less than $300,000 and under water. they are down 15% comp
one of its popular models. patti ann browne live in the newsroom with the details. >> toyota will recall 2.77 million vehicles worldwide including some of its popular prius hybrid cars. they say there are steering and water pump problems. it is the carmaker's second multimillion-dollar recall, vehicle recall in a little over a month. toyota says the defects have caused no accidents and can be fixed in an hour or so but this could cost hundreds of millions of dollars for toyota to repair, at least according to one auto analyst. while the recall is widespread, the flaws are considered less serious than in previous recalls in 2009 and 2011. in those, unintended acceleration problems in toyota vehicles were the suspected cause of fatal crashes in the united states. toyota this year recaptured the crown of the world's top automaker after last year's natural disasters which temporarily disrupted production in japan and thailand. this latest recall involves fixing a steering component that could be damaged by wear and tear and replacing water pumps on 630,000 gasoline electric hybri
truck and a bathroom on wheels. it's the third auction since governor brown ordered the sale of nonessential vehicles. so far, the state's made more than a million dollars on the sales. the auction's scheduled to be held on the second monday of the month until the vehicles are gone. >>> a group of san franciscoans -- filed a federal law suit in an everett to stop the ban. about a dozen people. saying the takes away their freedom of expression. supervisors are scheduled it vote on the ordinance next tuesday, the proposed ban does allow a lot some public nudity at festival in the city. >>> excitement tonight. less than five hours before commercial crabbing begins from bodega bay to half moon bay. what consumers and fisher men keep expect this year. >> all day, bay area fitcher men hurried to load their boats with these 45-pound pods. >> we're getting the gear out. we're getting the gear set, we're going to work. >> and in spectacular weather. they're dropping the pots off shore. it's first out, internal revenue service in. our cameras were there early this morning after the fis
brown will forward that plan to the obama administration on friday. that is the deadline for states to notify the federal government whether it will establish healthcare exchanges. >>> if there's one teachable moment in the petraeus affair, it probably has something to do with the dangers of e-mail. >> and a new warriors arena on the embarcadero would bring plenty of fans to san francisco, but what about jobs? >> the amount of rainfall that we're frafrting has not change -- forecasting has not changed, but the amount of time we'll be dealing with it has. israel has killed the leadef hamas' armed wing. this video released by the israei army shows the moment a mise >>> a torrid set of air strikes by israel has killed the leader of hamas's armed wing. the moment a missile hit the commander's vehicle in gaza is caught on tape. more than 50 air strikes were launched. president obama spoke with the leaders of israel and egypt. he reiterated america's support for their right to defend themselves. >>> it was president obama's first news conference since being reelected, and it was personal.
governor jerry brown said will likely not happen. what is the university have to make ends meet? they could very well raise tuition. protesters have been killing of an eye to protest a possibility. fleer in san francisco and that is where not mike pelton is standing by. >> of there is lots going on out here. they are certainly awakened going at it this morning. the protest has taken over the middle of the street at 16th and all in. 15 minutes ago about 75 students started marching in a circle some of them with signs and banners. as you can see there's a whole band in the middle of the crosswalk on all in street. their protest ito's proposed in the increases. the ban is kind of marks and out of you can see of but a lot of them are very much against the proposed increases. a couple of police officers came into the middle of the street to prevent them from dealing desks and is starting to pick up just a short time ago. they're not really able to contain this group. there a few police officers in the background trying to make sure that everything does not get too much out of hand. flatcars try
center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> a coffee giant is looking to take over the tea market. starbucks is buying teavana. it has about 300 stores in the shopping malls that sell loose leaf and exotic teas. >>> the government investigating more than a dozen deaths linked to 5-hour energy drinks. reports of 13 deaths since 2008. the agency says right now no proof that it caused hospitalization or death. the cases call for more observation of the product and other dietary supplements that promise customers an energy boost. >>> avoid reaching for booze if you're watching your weight. alcohol can have as many empty calories as soft drinks. they are the source of 6% of calories adults consume. alcoholic beverages account for 5%. researchers at the centers for disease control point out, like soda, alcohol has few nutrients. >> yeah. i don't think they're drinking alcohol for the nutrition, though. >>> what started out as one employees's grievance has gone viral over the web. >> are retailers g
tuition from going up next year. a sum governor jerry brown says is simply unrealistic. >> it's very unlikely to happen. you really proposing tuition increases unless there's some third alternative. >> what i heard today, there's a minimum 6% increase in tuition on its way. minimum. and that everything else has to go -- to avoid an even steeper increase. >> all in favor. >> aye. >> oppose? >> no. >> gavin newsom voted against the proposed budget framework while governor brown abstained. he says theel compete with the elderly and disabled and long list of others for the budget pie. >> i'll do the best i can to keep tuition down and get revenue from the state, but i do that in the context of a lot of other claims that people are making. >> students say they can't believe just a week after helping proposition 30 get passed, they are already faced with the real possibility of steeper tuition. >> students can't understand now that prop 30 is passed bringing billions more in funding from taxes on the rich, why are we talking about increasing tuition? we should be talking about rolling tuit
, former d.c. councilman kwame brown will be sentenced tomorrow. he reseened from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail. but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a sprawpt manager is fighting for his life -- a restaurant manager is fighting for his life. the manager was shot when he confronted some people who were fighting in the parking lot early sunday morning. he got back into the restaurant and two employees called 911. he is listed in critical condition. >>> the alleged east coat rapist has reportedly admitted to raping several women. air op thomas spoke for a reporter for the wash post from the cell where he is awaiting trial in prince william county, virginia. he told the reporter he attacked several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. thomas is scheduled to plead guilty to one case in leesburg at the end of the month. >>> in the morning line, d.c. united kicked off the eastern conference final against houston. united scored first when a
. >> you're right about that. jamal brown missed practice with a sore hip. he is attempting, of course, to come back from pre-season hip surgery. things do not look good for him. somebody needs to surgically repair the fan face in the wizards these days. right now, it's just not there. the wizards lost again last night. they're now the nba's only winless team at 0-7. perhaps this young man can provide a spark. sean livingston signed by the wizards today. livingston, the fourth overall pick out of high school in the 2004 nba draft. after suffering a gruesome knee injury, he bounced around to five nba teams including the wizards during the '09 and 2010 season when he averaged nine points per game. the wizards did waive jen aro parvo. >>> the second leg of the conference on sunday. dc united hoping duane will play for the first time in more than two months. dc united needing all the help they can get. they will have to outscore houston by three goals to advance. a three-goal win in major league soccer is rare. but united has done well at home. they haven't lost a home game since their hom
. think about the moderate republicans that ran on tuesday in blue states. think of scott brown, the former governor in hawaii, heather wilson in new mexico. they could not win because of their party's brand. heidi won. joe donnelly won. this is a one size brand contaminates all other candidates, even the ones that have no ability whatsoever in some of the exotic party. yeah, we are going to hear a bunch of people with iq's lower than room temperature say that mitt romney lost because he was not conservative enough. but i think after republicans go through their seven stages of grief, they can get to a point where they can make some changes if they will be a party for the future. >> thank you, charlie. we enjoy being here. we're trying to say something that is interesting and thoughtful and novel hours after the polls close. i hope i come close to what he said. i really wanted to come out here. i really wanted to come out here and say -- i just heard what charlie said. there is not one thing i agree with. he is absolutely wrong about everything. i never say that. we always agree
effect next year's budget. sevener >> governor jerry brown. >> it is highly unlikely. >> the officials say that without the money were only a portion of it the university will have to change its plan by cutting programs and construction, or finding ways to raise additional revenue. it and could include tuition hikes. >> i've seen this movie before! >> mayor gavin newson. >> with the sound all too familiar, and we have concerned about this because the magnitude of this tuition increase is not an incentive is along the lines of what we have been with proposition 30 failing. and ultimately will not know until this tuition will increase until next summer. and just how much money they will get from the state and additional revenue there will need to generate three tuition increases and other types of cuts. san francisco, dan kerman, kron 4. >>jacqueline: right now we're going back into the 60s. 60s in san francisco, 60s in napa. 60s and san jose at this hour with big changes. right now, mostly clear skies with the increasing cloud coverage overnight. we will keep temperatures warmer. and we
it was with the 20132410 school year.3/2014 school year. california governor jerry brown told the regents not to count on it. >> this state have to increase its general fund commitment to the university 12 percent every year. last 12% eric is very unlikely to hahas happened. without the money or a portion of it the universities will have to change their plans by cutting programs and cutting construction or have to find ways to raise additional revenue which could include tuition hikes. >> retail sales fell in october for the first time in four months. the census bureau has reported 3% drop for the last month. car dealers, furniture, electronics and people shop the hardware stores also drop in business. realtors are calling it a hot commodity. we are talking about the neighborhood of nnob in oakland. it is attracting people from all over. is in north open near berkeley and he revealed. the neighborhood is becoming more gentrified. restaurants and commuting are some of the it sees better making it more appealing. >> their time to complete the change what makes open gate and so in that sense it is bringi
, robert tonkin, cecil brown, jack spicer. my teacher, archie and thence was a teacher here in his teacher was josephine miles. i'd be remiss if i did not acknowledge the continuing presence of someone, maxed in kingston still among us. and i must say to you that it's a pleasure and i've taught a number of places with the term pleasure does not apply. [laughter] it is a pleasure to teach your with linda jini, brunning mukherjee, the term chandra, tom faulkner, but it's my students that brought us great joy over these last five years and a teaching here. they read the assignments. and they showed up in the office or conversation. and they work harder. they begun reading series, tape lace in the world and keep things going. bagram here to discern this afternoon. thank you. [applause] >> i want to assure you is -- introduce a dynamic young man. it's a good idea to keep some of the old water out and our chairperson is just an imam, the great playwright ali. this young man and had the new culture. as a major. at 2:00 in the morning that was the kind of dogged pursuit waking people up at 2:00 in
this morning, a vote it turns 0 out was delayed. the delay came at the request of governor jerry brown who attended the uc regents meeting in san francisco. now, he says in the wake of proposition 30 passage back on election day, that provides or will provide additional funds to higher education an the governor argues tuition hikes should not be on the table at this time. in the wake of prop 30 passes the governor campaigned on 30, uc administrators were discussing additional tuition hikes, the governor said that should be reconsidered, while we do, the governor said have the best budget we have seen in years, concreed that more cut backs could be necessary. as for the delay of this uc regents vote and the governor's intervention, the students here think a delay is not enough. more should be done they say. >> the people of california voted with proposition 30 to give more money from education from taxes on the rich. we want that money to go back to rolling back tuition and rolling back cuts. the regents took a first step by delaying a vote of fee increases. it's time to take it off the tab
the university fan additional $276 million. governor brown told the bridge as they should not count on it. this means the university will have to change course by cutting programs and finding ways to addition raise additional revenue. states have until tomorrow to decide whether not they will set up proper health insurance exchanges to keep up with president of on the health-care reform law. california has already created its own which will create online marketplaces where individuals and small businesses can find more affordable insurance plans. >> and president obama will be traveling to new york city today to review a draft efforts for hurricane sandy. and suddenly york it was hit hardest and thousands of people remain without power in the region. more than a hundred people died in the storm and millions are left without power of the most and have their power restored. and officials in new york tristate area are asking the federal government to cover 100% instead of the standard 70 percent of the efforts to restore the state. >> mitt romney is saying that president obama won the electi
of the >q a moiflt brown turkey isn't complete without a delicious stuffing. preparing from scratch is a lot of work. can you wow guests with a store bought stuffing? consumer reports tested 11 to see if you can cut corners and get tasty results. testers looked at oneysiñs and each was prepared according to directions. adding ingredients like butter or margarin ee. we%zkyuyÑÑ wantt to have a fresh broth flavor and you wanted to taste fresh vegetables.. >> these didn't come close to home mid. >> most tasted of chewy vegetables, crunchy crumbs, dried seasonings. overpowering herbs. >> testers say there is hope. >> both pepperridge farm called for fresh ingredients. >> consumer reports says both would be a tasty addition to thanksgiving dinner and no one need know the stuffing isn't homemade. while you won't mistake it for a health food, consumer reports says you can make it a little healthier by using lower sodium broth, and add more veg skbreez herbs for more flavor. and i have a confession. i don't like stuffing. >> looks fine to me. >> thank you. >> hidden camera pranksters hit the stree
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this manifest itself? look at scott brown. as moderate a guy -- in the previous panel they were talking about congress is to do to work together. where you need moderate republicans. you need moderate democrats. on the republican side, scott brown, who probably would have been one of these people that crossed party lines, he loses. linda lingle in hawaii. she would have been an asset for the kind of congress that pulls things together. she was a terrific candidate in ran a great campaign. running as a republican in a democratic state, the president's home state this particular year just rang up no sale. heather wilson in new mexico is another one like that. moderate republicans running in blue states all lost. look at their counterparts. democratic moderates running in red states. he did manage to win in indiana in a non-democratic wave year. it was probably impossible in 2010. but in a relatively level playing field environment, it was still something. the fact that democrats were still in the hunt in north dakota -- i have not looked to see what the president's number was there. it was pret
was able to watch part of her debate with scott brown and she made a lot of sense talking about the economic challenges that face us. i hope that her voice is heard in washington during the lame duck session. her prescription for the economy is what the voters chose. and the lame duck -- our elected officials during the lame duck session, i think should pay attention to that. >> bill: right. you're darn right she did a good job in the debates. why do you think scott brown canceled the last debate? charles is calling from birmingham alabama. what do you say? >> buenos dias senor. >> bill: buenos dias. >> caller: bill, i have not heard a lot of discussion about how the withdrawal from afghanistan might affect the budget negotiations. >> bill: yeah, that raises a very good question, charles. inappreciate hearing from you on this veterans day. the president has talked about that terry. he's said, without maybe -- i haven't heard a specific number but one of the advantages of ending the war in iraq and drawing down
. as terrell brown reports fire officials are trying to figure out the cause of the blast. >> reporter: two people were killed by the massive blast that was heard for miles. and left this indianapolis neighborhood littered with debris. >> i first thought it was a bomb. >> reporter: in every direction walls crumbled and windows shattered. nearly three dozen homes were damaged or destroyed. >> there are homes that will have to be torn down and there are homes that can be inhabited in the next day two. >> reporter: the explosion happened around 11:00 p.m. saturday causing residents to flee into night. seven were injured. >> house felt like it moved a foot or so. and all we could do is get out of here. >> reporter: curt mcdonald was watching tv when the blast rocked his house. ? we got up, ran outside, looked around. insulation falling down like snow. >> reporter: with flames roaring through the neighborhood mcdonald jumped in to help. >> we heard people yelling. we went in. pulled out two daughters and things band was trapped under a lot of debris. got him out and then wife was trapped in a re
in new jersey, fema has x amount of dollars. i recognize those voices, we have mobilized. the brown cross has mobilized. we have 2,000 volunteers. we are servicing people. if you need help, if you need help right now you need to contact us, and the way to contact us is through the brown cross. brown cross 22012 a 22012 o*p 22012 a22012 at gmail.com. we want your name, and where you are. i have not seen one fema call. my kaupb aunt said she saw female. it's toxic, there is mold in the home. the houses need to be properly demod inside and out. we have the skill, we do not need contractors to take 50 jobs and take two years to do these jobs. we are keeping order. bill: let me ask you a question here. what you're saying is you've got even very little if any help. >> zero, zero, sir. bill: and you are serving the role of fema, is that what i hear you say? bill: we are the community. we are not asking for anyone to come here and do our jobs. we are completely capable -rblgs we have thcap capable, we have the manpower, the will. you can donate 90% of your donation tax-free to those individuals.
kerry you would have to replace him and maybe scott brown runs for his seat but i think john kerry or berman would be solid picks. >>shepard: on the federal reserve we hear about lawrence summers. >>guest: former clinton secretary was interested in it before better -- bernanke was tapped. and the vice chair of the central bank now, she would be the first woman to head the bank so she is probably the favorite in this game we all have to play. >>shepard: with the focus on women in the elections that would make sense on a bunch of different fronts. and the defense department with panetta saying that's it. >>guest: well, he will stay for a little bit and deal with this sequestration problem, until it is solved and you have to look at panetta's deputy and you have to look at the highest ranking member at the defense department who would be the first female defense secretary. >>shepard: at treasury, geithner has been a controversial figure. what is the thinking on that? >>guest: you have jack lew now the white house chief of staff, widely respected and knows policy inside and out and an
that postpones the cliff appears most likely. athena jones, washington. >>> governor brown says today that the passage of proposition 30 here in california shows americans are ready to pitch in to resolve the u.s. fiscal crisis. >> everyone is going to have to realize that building roads is important. investing in schools is important. paying for the national defense is important. biomedical research is important. the space program is an indicator of the world leader, all of that takes money. it's not all going to come out the wall street. >> prop 30 helps to save millions in potential cuts to uc and cal state systems, but regent are meeting this week to consider increases for grad school and csu wants to impose fees for superseniors. >>> senator s on both sides of aisle are discussing major changes to immigration. democratic charles schumer is working on a plan with lindsey graham. >> we have put together blueprints on immigration reform that had the real potential for bipartisan support. based on the theory that most americans are for legal immigration, but very much against ille
information on a study showing a possible link between the flu and autism. patti ann browne live with the details. >> hello, rick. the study found women who had flu while they were pregnant were twice as likely to have a child later diagnosed with autism. mothers with a fever lasting a week or longer whether caused by flu or something else were three times as likely to have an autistic child. the study suggests inflammation caused by the mother's immune system during pregnancy could affect the developing child's brain according to "nbc news." the 96,000 children studied were born in denmark between 1997 and 2003. the mothers were interviewed twice while they were pregnant and again when their babies were six months old. it showed women who took certain antibioticses were likely to have a child with autism, -- more likely. it is not known whether those that took the drugs were sicker than other women. women who said they had a cold, urinary tract infection or her piece were not like more likely to have a child autism. they said pregnant women who get the flu should not panic. 99%
reached levels rarely seen since the 1800s. patti ann browne with breaking details from the breaking news desk. >> reporter: hi, rick. rains hammered northern an central italy for days leading to devastating flooding. in tuscany, nine inches of rain fell for hours. caused rivers to flood and causing land stlids that swept away vineyards and olive groves. four people killed. among them a woman and two men whose car fell off a collapsed bridge today. 200 people were evacuated from their homes. dozens of people took refuge on their roofs as rivers burst their banks. others were rescued by helicopter as you can see from farms that are underwater. thousands of acres of farmland are submerged as well as many stores and homes. flooding washed out secondary roads isolating several towns the railroad also has been is disrupted. army troops were asked to assist in the emergency. rain left behind record floodwaters in venice. tourists were wading through waist deepwater. others swimming through st. mark's square, some in bathing suits. palaces filled with water. 70% of the lagoon city was flooded. h
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